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New workforce portal grows in Spokane, statewide

We’re entering internship season, which is both an important time of life for students entering the workforce and a key opportunity for employers. Fortunately, there’s an easy way to help make finding these experiences easier and more successful...

Joint Cd’A campus has multiple higher ed choices

Situated along the northern shore of Lake Coeur d’Alene near its confluence with the Spokane River is a joint campus in which four colleges offer students opportunities to earn associate, bachelor’s, and graduate degrees, often in their own backyard....


Millennials forced to play with unluckiest hand

Millennials, members of the generation born between 1981 and 1996, have been dubbed the “unluckiest generation” regarding financial timing. They are coming of age during economic instability and macro environment changes that have drastically ...


A promising fore-cast for Spokane’s golf season

Despite late openings at Spokane-area golf courses, managers are expecting an uptick, compared to last year when courses closed early. ...


Longer life span underscores need for financial reassessment

Long-term risk. This refers to the ongoing challenge we always have as investors. It’s not what most folks like to hear, but understanding and accepting that there is no way you can control the markets—or your investments—is ...


Manito Garden focuses on affordable livability

At Manito Garden Apartments, a facility for low-income seniors located at 500 E. 29th, the staff and property managers work together to provide and maintain an affordable place for residents to live. ...


Efficient By Design: Contract Design Associates lands downtown

Spokane-based Contract Design Associates Inc., a 43-year-old commercial furniture dealership, has relocated recently into a 16,000-square-foot space in the former Spokesman-Review production building, at 1 N. Monroe downtown....


Trauma-informed design guides Excelsior project

Spokane-based nonprofit Excelsior Wellness Center LLC has started the first of three phases of renovations at its campus with a focus on integrating trauma-informed design, an emerging concept within architectural design....


Collaboration leads pair to form Spokane design firm

Fifteen months ago, two Spokane women, Aileen Link and Hannah Mackin, launched Mint Interiors Studio LLC to take their interior design careers into their own hands. The opening of their Spokane-based interior design studio, which does business as Mint...


Sustainable Stays: Some INW hoteliers focus on green practices

Hotel companies are pursuing ways to reduce the environmental impacts of their lodging facilities through property upgrades, energy tracking, and flexible environmental policies that are spurred by consumer demand, and financial and energy savings...

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